Wednesday, October 20, 2010

RARE 1984 Postal Truck

Canada Post and the US Postal Service commissioned Grumman to produce 500 of these light delivery vehicles in 1984. Grumman built their classic aluminum body onto a Volkswagen Rabbit Pick-up truck frame and drive train, including their best diesel engine, the 1.6L. They branded it the 'Kubvan'.

In British Columbia (Victoria) where I reside, the truck is authorizable as a 'Classic Car' because of its very low production number and that it is over 25 years old.

The Kubvan is a noticeable vehicle. Daily conversations happen when I'm out and about with it in the city. It's perfect as a signage vehicle for a business -- guarenteed to draw customer interest.